Business reply envelopes and cards

Business Reply Envelope and Card system enables a person to obtain transmission, through the inland post, without repayment of postage, envelopes and cards addressed to himself which he may distribute enclosed with advertising or other matter.

A person desiring the facilities afforded by the Business Reply Envelope and Card system must first obtain a permit from the Postmaster General.

The fee for a permit is Rs.1500.00 and must be paid in advance. Every permit will expire at the end of one year from date of issue but may be renewed for further periods of one year at a time on payment of a fee of Rs.1500.00 in respect of each such renewal.

Business Reply Envelopes and Cards must conform in size, form, and quality to the conditions prescribed for letters and post cards of the inland post and the address side of the envelope or card should be printed strictly in accordance with the specimen shown below. If it is desired to print any additional matter on the address side, a complete printed proof of the envelope or card must be forwarded to the Postmaster General for approval.

The postage due on such cards and envelopes transmitted to the permit-holder will be calculated at prepaid rates applicable to such classes of articles and will be collected from him on delivery.

Business Reply Envelopes and Cards cannot be registered, insured or marked for express delivery.

Without prejudice to any other penalties prescribed in the Post Office Ordinance, the permit will be liable to cancellation in the event of default in payment of postage due on such cards and envelopes as are transmitted to the permit-holder through the post.